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The newly formed Spire Motorsports team in partnership with Chip Ganassi Racing have revealed McMurray as their driver for the 61st running of the Daytona 500, motorsport.com reports.
The veteran driver will make his 17th Daytona 500 appearance with Spire Motorsports, and supported by Chip Ganassi Racing. McMurray will pilot the No. 40 Chevrolet Camaro in the upcoming Great American Race. He should make a strong start for this team in would could likely be his last Daytona 500 start.
Added 2:42 pm (EST)
Truex will pilot the No. 71 Tommy Baldwin Racing Chevrolet for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season opener, Daytona 500, at Daytona International Speedway, Tommy Baldwin Racing PR reports.
Truex has 26-career starts in NASCAR's top division, but hasn't raced in it since 2014. Tommy Baldwin is going to give the young driver a shot at the Daytona 500 in his team's No. 71 Chevrolet, however, they will have to qualify for the race with no guaranteed starting spot. Truex competed full-time last season in the Xfinity Series, but currently has no full-time racing plans. This start could help him land a ride elsewhere in NASCAR.
Added Jan 17 9:14 am (EST)
MBM Motorsports is proud to announce they have signed Iowa native Gase to pilot the No. 35 entry for the full 2019 NASCAR XFINITY Series season plus pilot the No. 66 car in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series part time starting with the Daytona 500, Joey Gase PR reports.
This news should keep Gase very busy in 2019. He'll pilot the team's Xfinity Series entry in the full 33-race schedule in that division. He'll also drive the team's Cup entry part-time in the upcoming season. Gase will be in the team's No. 66 car for the Daytona 500 and additional dates. "I am very excited and thankful for the opportunity Carl and MBM Motorsports is giving me this year," said Gase. "MBM Motorsports has grown and improved their program a lot over the last two years, especially the end of last season. I am very excited to be a part of that growth in 2019."
Added Jan 17 9:08 am (EST)
Front Row Motorsports has bolstered its crew chief lineup for 2019. According to sources, veteran leaders Drew Blickensderfer and Mike Kelley will join Seth Barbour in overseeing FRM's three Monster Energy Cup Series squads. Blickensderfer will oversee the No. 34 Ford and driver McDowell, racinboys.com reports.
Blickensderfer comes over from Richard Petty Motorsports, and takes over the No. 34 team for Front Row Motorsports. He built quite a successful resume at Roush Fenway Racing for years, leading multiple drivers there to 15 combined wins. Blickensderfer will bring that experience to McDowell and the team as they look to improve on their 2018 campaign.
Added Jan 14 8:12 pm (EST)
Oscar Mayer will debut as a 2019 sponsor of the No. 6 Oscar Mayer Ford Mustang at the historic Daytona 500 on February 17, with driver Newman, Roush Fenway Racing PR reports.
Oscar Mayer is a new sponsor for the Roush Fenway Racing organization. They will be prominently displayed as the primary sponsor on Newman's Ford for the Daytona 500 and a number of different races throughout the season. "A win in the Daytona 500 means so much in our sport," said Newman. "I'm fortunate to have one Daytona 500 win under my belt and make no mistake, the goal is to put this No. 6 Oscar Mayer Ford in victory lane at Daytona next month."
Added Jan 10 2:06 pm (EST)
Cassill has added his name to the list of NASCAR drivers scheduled to compete in the 33rd annual Chili Bowl Nationals, NBC Sports reports.
This will be Cassill's first Chili Bowl entry. He will race for Brooke Shuman Motorsports, which is the same team he raced with at Indianapolis this past season in the Driven2SaveLives BC39. Cassill joins a huge field that includes several regular NASCAR drivers.
Added Dec 30 5:24 pm (EST)
StarCom Racing enhances its program in a major way for the 2019 season by purchasing a Charter from RCR Racing, ensuring its commitment to NASCAR and its fans. In another effort to continue its growth in the sport, SCR has signed Cassill as its driver for the 2019 season and is confident that this move will contribute in large part to the success of the team, StarCom Racing PR reports.
SCR is growing rapidly. The team moved into a new race shop for the upcoming season, and now they've purchased a NASCAR charter from Richard Childress Racing. In addition, the organization has made Cassill their full-time driver for 2019. He made 29 starts for the team last season to mixed results. However, this team is growing and heading in the right direction. "I'm very excited to be back with StarCom Racing for 2019," said Cassill. "We put in a lot of work at the end of 2018 to make improvements for this coming year, and I think that work will pay off across the board. The team is making big investments in cars and engines to step up our program, and it only motivates me to bring 110% as a driver."
Added Dec 17 5:49 pm (EST)
Hemric will carry a familiar number for his rookie season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in 2019, driving the No. 8 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1. The 27-year-old will continue the long tradition of Kannapolis, North Carolina, natives who have driven the No. 8 on the racetrack, Richard Childress Racing PR reports.
Richard Childress Racing is celebrating their 50th anniversary in 2019, so to celebrate the milestone they are bringing back the No. 8 car to the team. This is effectively the No. 31 team still, but will just change car numbers. Hemric's rookie season will be spent in the iconic No. 8 that the entire Earnhardt family raced with throughout the years.
Added Dec 14 12:06 pm (EST)
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